Heat Loss & the Home – Infographic

Updated December 28, 2018
Ryan Hanson
Ryan Hanson

Designing and building a new home is often stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. That’s where Ryan comes in, who is the Partner and Co-owner of S9. Ryan manges the day-to-day operations of the build, and ensures that our clients are satisfied through regular updates and budget reviews. At S9, the client always comes first and Ryan makes sure that they are involved in the building process and aware of how the project is going at all times.

Running a home isn’t an easy task. We have to keep it tidy, liveable and also take care of the ongoing costs like insurance and heating. What if we knew how much money we were wasting by not ensuring that heat isn’t simply escaping out of the building? Coupled with that, this inefficiency can be harmful to the environment!

Things like insulation of the home can make a massive difference to the comfort and your overall heating bills, plus you’ll be kinder to the environment! Obviously, some of this heat loss preventative work will require an outlay of capital but if you do the math, you’ll actually recoup the expense against how much more efficient your heating system will be.

The team at Senator Windows put together this useful infographic which outlines a number of aspects about heat loss in the home. Specifically, it highlights some interesting statistics; it explains exactly the places in the home where most heat is lost; it details what an R-Value is and why you need to know it and it also focuses on a number of actionable ways that you, as the homeowner can try to alleviate the problem of heat loss in your home! Check out the full details below.

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Ryan Hanson
Ryan Hanson

Designing and building a new home is often stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. That’s where Ryan comes in, who is the Partner and Co-owner of S9. Ryan manges the day-to-day operations of the build, and ensures that our clients are satisfied through regular updates and budget reviews. At S9, the client always comes first and Ryan makes sure that they are involved in the building process and aware of how the project is going at all times.

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